Law Schools: A Time of New Burdens and New Beginnings

THE HONOURABLE CHIEF JUSTICE SUNDARESH MENON; SUPREME COURT OF SINGAPORE Article based on the James P. White Lecture on Legal Education at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (Oct. 30, 2018). Author is deeply grateful to his law clerk, Lester Ho, and his colleagues, Assistant Registrars Bryan Fang and Scott Tan, for all their assistance in the research for […]


Location, Location, Location: How The ACCA’s Categorical Approach Produces Vast Sentencing Discrepancies, and Why The Sentencing Guidelines Should Replace It

HALEY E. ROACH- J.D., May 2019, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; B.A., May 2016, University of Dayton—Dayton, Ohio. John has lived his entire life in Gary, Indiana. He joined a gang when he was fourteen and has been in and out of the correctional system ever since. At nineteen, he and two other […]



Margaret C. Tarkington Professor of Law and Dean’s Fellow, IU McKinney School of Law Co-Director, J.D. Program Evaluation & Assessment It is likely impossible to articulate or capture the importance of ethics in government. Corruption in government, or, as Vincent Blasi stated, “the abuse of official power” is, in fact, “an especially serious evil.” Government officials […]


Students seek to bust the curve in law school. The law faculty’s job is to ensure that in doing so, students will be well positioned for success in life and the profession. In a constantly changing economy and society, the faculty does its job by keeping ahead of the curve itself.


The written submissions from Upward! combine to relate a story of law school curricular, student body, and course design that responds to the changing needs and realities of the profession and student demand.

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Badged Bullies Belittling the Brazen: A Look into How School Resource Officers Contribute to the School-to-Prison Pipeline

by Marcus Alan McGhee 2015 Fellow, Program on Law and State Government J.D. Candidate, 2016, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law M.P.A., 2012, Northern Kentucky University B.A., cum laude, 2010, Northern Kentucky University Starting a few decades ago, school districts across the nation began to adopt and strictly adhere to zero-tolerance policies related […]